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BBC Presenter Roasts Minister Over Tory Civil War

BBC Presenter Roasts Minister Over Tory Civil War

A Tory minister was roasted on BBC Breakfast this morning in the wake of Simon Clarke calling for Rishi Sunak to be ousted. Sally Nugent told Kevin Hollinrake “it doesn’t look great” as the Tory civil war erupted once again. She even compared the ongoing Conservative soap opera to mega-popular BBC show The Traitors. Former cabinet minister Clarke last night warned that the Tories will be “massacred” at the next election unless they dump the prime minister. Nugent said: “For anyone watching BBC1 in the last few weeks, they might be looking at Simon Clarke and saying ’is he a faithful or is he a traitor?” Hollinrake replied: “This is not the overwhelming view of the parliamentary party or the wider party. Simon’s a nice guy, but I completely disagree with him on this.” He insisted Sunak had cut inflation, grown the economy and cut the number of asylum seekers crossing the English Channel on small boats. “What we need to do is hold our nerve, get our heads down over the next 10, 12 …